3 Ways to Make Your Air Conditioning System More Energy Efficient

Posted on: 19 April 2016

Keeping your home cool and comfortable during the hottest summer months is a priority, but you do not want it to come at a high cost. No matter what type of air conditioning system you have installed in your home, it is possible to have it run at peak efficiency to ensure that your energy bills are as manageable as possible. This means that it is essential for you to know what steps to take to ensure that your air conditioning system is energy efficient.


The first thing that you need to pay attention to when you are concerned with the efficiency of your air conditioning unit is the temperature that your thermostat is set on. There are more technologically advanced thermostats that you can have installed in your home that adjust automatically. This means that you can set your thermostat to adjust based on the outdoor temperature or hours of the day when you are not home. Even raising your thermostat a few degrees for a few hours each day can have a huge impact on the overall efficiency of your air conditioning system.


You can also increase the air flow of your air conditioning system by positioning fans throughout your home. These small fans can be set up in different rooms to circulate air more effectively. This will cut back on the work that your air conditioning unit has to perform on its own. You won't have to have your air conditioning system on continuously if you choose to use fans to circulate the cool air. It is even possible to have ceiling fans installed within your home to cut back on the need to use your air conditioning system or to simply help with air flow.


Dirty air filters are also a main culprit of less efficient air conditioning systems. This means that you can remove the screws that are attaching the cover to the unit in order to get access to the filter. You just take out the old air filter and replace it with a new option in order to increase the efficiency of the air conditioning system. If you are looking for optimal efficiency results, you will need to change the filter completely instead of just trying to clean it. Cleaning the air filter within your air conditioning system at the start of the summer season is always the best thing that you can do to make it more efficient. 


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